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12 July 2019 10 tips on making great first conversation

“I love heading into an event on my own to mingle,” said no one ever! Accomplished social butterflies are a rare species. No matter how confident you are, walking into a room full of strangers is daunting, and starting a conversation with someone new – even more so. Please, don’t fret.

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14 March 2019 Friendship after loss - Tony's story

When Tony's wife of 17 years, Rosemary, passed away in 2016, he felt completely lost. She wasn’t just his wife, but a very close soulmate. They had travelled the world together and created many happy memories. He was tired of feeling alone and reached out to his local Oddfellows friendship group for support.

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2 October 2018 BLOG: Five ways to keep your friendship strong

You’ve probably spent hours discussing the meaning of life, chuckled at the thought of your favourite pastimes, and shared details about yourself you never thought you would. And, while our friends may frustrate us at times, you’ve come to the conclusion that you couldn’t live without them.

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27 September 2018 On your marks, get set, parkrun

There aren’t many things left in life that are free, but one growing phenomenon that is completely gratis is parkrun. The 5km community events take place in parks each Saturday morning, but parkrun is more than a way of keeping fit, it’s a way of making friends, being part of a community, and even inspiration to travel the world.

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